Free art festivals in Florida

Outdoor art festivals are popular events in Florida, offering an opportunity to browse exhibits featuring pottery, sculpture, paintings and other artwork. Many art festivals are free. December Wilton Manors Holiday Craft Festival, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. December 17 & 18, 2020 Wilton Drive,  Wilton Manors, 561-746-6615, free January Las Olas Art Fair, January 7 & 8,  600 […]

Dazzling boat parades in Florida

Floating festivities are popular in the Sunshine State, especially boat parades during the winter season in Florida when yachts and other watercraft are elaborately festooned with lights and decorations. Boat parades include: December 10 Sarasota Boat Parade 6 p.m. December 10 on Sarasota Bay Bonita Springs Boat Parade, December 10 Winterfest Boat Parade in Fort Lauderdale December […]

Free, cheap & festive holiday events near Orlando

By Laura You don’t have to spend a fortune to savor the Christmas season in Orlando. In fact, most of the best holiday events and things to do are absolutely free. Get in the spirit with these festive holiday happenings near Orlando. FREE & CHEAP HOLIDAY EVENTS Now Snowing in Celebration Snow falls every night […]

Popular biking routes in Florida

If you’d like to dust off your bicycle and do some sightseeing on two wheels, Florida offers plenty of scenic opportunities. Examples: Sanibel Island featires  about 25 miles of bike paths running along shops, restaurants, parks and natural attractions Lake Okeechobee  scenic 110-mile route, mostly on a tall dyke overlooking the lake. The trail is […]

SeaWorld Orlando Blue Friday Sale

By Laura On the biggest shopping day of the year, SeaWorld Orlando is offering its own holiday discounts with an online exclusive Blue Friday Sale, Nov. 25 – 28. Special pricing is available on many park experiences and admission to SeaWorld, Aquatica and Discovery Cove. You must be registered to receive SeaWorld Orlando’s emails by […]

10 free and cheap things to do in Sarasota

Whether it’s attending a sunset drum circle at the beach, catching a movie, or visiting an art museum, Sarasota has plenty of free and cheap things to do. Here are 10 family fun adventures you can enjoy in Sarasota, while on a budget. 1. Siesta Key Beach Community Drum Circle Every Sunday, one hour before sunset, […]

13 free and cheap things to do around St. Petersburg

Whether it’s going to a beach, a sunset festival, an art museum, or a sponge factory, St. Petersburg has plenty of free and cheap things to do. Here are 10 family fun adventures you can enjoy in and nearby St. Petersburg, while on a budget. 1. Sunsets at Pier 60 Celebrate the sunset, 365 days a […]

10 free and cheap things to do around Bradenton

Whether it’s attending an art walk, visiting a national memorial, or enjoying the beach, Bradenton has plenty of free and cheap things to do. Here are 10 family fun adventures you can enjoy around Bradenton, while on a budget. 1. Village of the Arts Art Walk On the first Friday and Saturday of the month, the […]

12 free and cheap things to do in The Florida Keys

The Florida Keys is full of history, wildlife, breathtaking views, interesting people and good times. Here are 12 free and cheap things to do in the Florida Keys that will make your trip memorable. Key Largo 1. Florida Keys Wild Bird Center Visit the Florida Keys Wild Bird Center, founded by Laura Quinn, where you can […]

10 free things to do in the Greater Fort Lauderdale area

Some of the best things to do in Fort Lauderdale, Hollywood, Deerfield Beach and other towns in Broward are free. Allow your wallet a break and browse these recommendations. Enjoy music Along New River on Riverwalk in Fort Lauderdale, Sunday Jazz Brunch is a popular event 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. most first Sundays of the month, featuring an assortment […]